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Government financial organization executive

Umayya Salah Toukan, Jordanian Government financial organization executive.


Toukan, Umayya Salah was born on February 26, 1946 in Amman, Jordan. Son of Salah and Widad Toukan.


Bachelor of Business Administration, American University Beirut, 1967. Master of Business Administration, American University Beirut, 1970. High diploma, Oxford University, England, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Columbia University, 1987.


Jordan representative to United Nations, New York City, 1973-1978. Economic secretary Office of His Royal Highness Prince, Amman, 1978-1980, Office of Jordanian Prime Minister, Amman, 1980. Head studies and research department Central Bank Jordan, 1987-1989.

Senior economist Arab Monetary Fund, United Arab Emirates, 1989-1991. Director general Amman Finance Market, 1991—1995. Former Jordanian ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.

Governor Control Bank Jordan, Amman, since 2001. Chairman Union Arab Stock Exchs., Amman, since 1992.


Married Lina Izziddine Mufti, January 1, 1981.

Salah Toukan

Widad Toukan

Lina Izziddine Mufti